"Ben-ur, Life Is Beautiful (especially when you take into account the persistence of the way he pursued the woman he'd marry and also his courage and humor and love for his wife and son), The Grey, and Batman Begins."
"Just finished the last Band of Brothers episode last night. Pretty manly, but everything's manly about WWII (even the women). Otherwise there's Delicatessen, which is manly in a completely different way. Some might think…"
""Shackleton" was great. I'd never heard of him. Now I've read a few books and my admiration for the guy only increases. He had his flaws, but man. To get into such a disaster and get all his guys out…"
"Lets just say that I find the whole movie so utterly shitty in every detail that I cant see anything that lifts it out as especially manly.
Perhaps with the exception that being hanged, drawn and quartered would be a "manly" way to go. ;)
"I Know there was a blanket statement for the Duke, but i would like to point out 3 that I personally think qualify as man's man movies. 1: The Sands of Iwo Jima (Sgt. Stryker is an Icon. What a lot of men strive to be as a military man.)
"Why not Braveheart?
Rambo qualifies. First Blood is definitely a more in depth movie than the other three ... but all four are definitely guys-guy movies. Blood. Sacrifice. Honor. Really cool weapons.
"Hey, Chip. I had a class with a student, by the time I was done my 4 year old was out of school so had to pic him up and bring him home. Long story short, didn´t have time to get back to you. I´m sorry about that. I hope we can chat some…"
"I once asked a (male) friend if I could call him any time of day or night if going cold turkey on TV got me into depression. He told me later how much he was hoping I didn't choose the middle of the night... but he said sure. I…"
"Okay then, a good .22 is the way to go. In a bolt action look for a used Marlin 25, they had fantastic barrels. New bolt, check out the CZ rifles, not cheap, but not heartbreakers either. In a semi-auto, go with a Ruger 10-22, they run forever, and…"
Just as Sun Tzu’s “The Art of War,” has been applied to many different aspects of modern life; I believe there are many great lessons to be learned from all of the warriors and warrior societies, from SEALS to Samurais, and Spetsnaz to Spartans.